Quotes by emancipation

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  • Elizabeth Cady Stanton
    Elizabeth Cady Stanton
    American suffragist, abolitionist and women's rights activist 1815-1902
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    The Bible and the Church have been the greatest stumbling blocks in the way of women's emancipation.
  • John Maynard Keynes
    John Maynard Keynes
    British economist 1883-1946
    John Maynard Keynes
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    A study of the history of opinion is a necessary preliminary to the emancipation of the mind.
  • Rabindranath Tagore
    Rabindranath Tagore
    Indian mystic and poet 1861-1941
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    Emancipation from the bondage of the soil is no freedom for the tree.
  • I. F. Stone
    I. F. Stone
    American journalist and writer 1907-1989
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    Every emancipation has in it the seeds of a new slavery, and every truth easily becomes a lie.
  • Mortimer J. Adler
    Mortimer J. Adler
    American philosopher, educator, and popular 1902-2001
    Mortimer J. Adler
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    Freedom is the emancipation from the arbitrary rule of other men.
  • John Adams
    John Adams
    President of the USA (2nd) 1735-1826
    John Adams
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    I always consider the settlement of America with reverence and wonder, as the opening of a grand scene and design in providence, for the illumination of the ignorant and the emancipation of the slavish part of mankind all over the earth.
  • Angela Davis
    Angela Davis
    American political activist, philosopher, academic, and author 1944-
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    In a sense the quest for the emancipation of black people in the U.S. has always been a quest for economic liberation which means to a certain extent that the rise of black middle class would be inevitable.
  • Al Sharpton
    Al Sharpton
    American civil rights activist, Baptist minister and talk show host 1954-
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    It is true that Mr. Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation, after which there was a commitment to give 40 acres and a mule. That's where the argument, to this day, of reparations starts. We never got the 40 acres. We went all the way to Herbert Hoover, and we never got the 40 acres. We didn't get the mule. So we decided we'd ride this donkey as far as it would take us.
  • Hubert H. Humphrey
    Hubert H. Humphrey
    American politician 1911-1978
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    Liberalism, above all, means emancipation - emancipation from one's fears, his inadequacies, from prejudice, from discrimination... from poverty.
  • Emma Goldman
    Emma Goldman
    American anarchist 1869-1940
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    Merely external emancipation has made of the modern woman an artificial being. Now, woman is confronted with the necessity of emancipating herself from emancipation, if she really desires to be free.
  • Carter G. Woodson
    Carter G. Woodson
    American historian, author and journalist 1875-1950
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    One can cite cases of Negroes who opposed emancipation and denounced the abolitionists.
  • George F. Will
    George F. Will
    American columnist 1941-
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    Politics should share one purpose with religion: the steady emancipation of the individual through the education of his passions.
  • Angela Y. Davis
    Angela Y. Davis
    American political activist, academic, and author 1944-
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    Progressive art can assist people to learn not only about the objective forces at work in the society in which they live, but also about the intensely social character of their interior lives. Ultimately, it can propel people toward social emancipation.
  • Ellen Key
    Ellen Key
    Zweeds writer 1849-1926
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    The emancipation of women is practically the greatest egoistic movement of the nineteenth century, and the most intense affirmation of the right of the self that history has yet seen.
  • Abe Fortas
    Abe Fortas
    American lawyer and jurist 1910-1982
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    The story of man is the history, first, of the acceptance and imposition of restraints necessary to permit communal life; and second, of the emancipation of the individual within that system of necessary restraints.
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